bhapang (Rajasthani string membranophone)

~ String instrument


Originating in Mewati community of Rahajastan, India, it is traditionally made of gourd with top and bottom cut off, with a goat hide membrane nailed to one opening and a gut string which ends in a bamboo piece attached to the membrane. The instrument is held in the armpit and played by plucking the string while pulling it.


from:Rajasthan, India
Wikidata:Q52192089 [info]